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Bammy’s national to local: a movement to recognize the positives in education

Prologue:  As usually happens with interactions on Twitter, especially during chats, a connection, idea, and motivation develops.  This past Saturday (10/12/14) #satchat, not unusually, led to one of those moments.  The conversation centered around engaging stakeholders for the benefit of students.  A question arose as to how the greater community could be involved, and given recent… Continue reading Bammy’s national to local: a movement to recognize the positives in education

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Teacher Leaders at #EdcampLdr 105:365

Originally posted on Teach Between The Lines:
This was the best open conversation session I took part in during the day.  It was inspiring to see and hear from so many leaders working at different capacities in the school.  It was equally exciting to have a handful of teachers stepping up and sharing their experiences…

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Educators Field of Dreams: will you come?

“If you build it they will come” Funny watching a piece on the 25th anniversary of “Field of Dreams” this week, how iconic that phrase has become. In today’s education field there is a lot of building going on…for teachers and for students. Not necessarily in the physical brick and mortar sense, but technologically. There… Continue reading Educators Field of Dreams: will you come?

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Twitter the Great Equalizer

A few weeks ago during #satchat and their live presentation from the Penn Graduate School of Education, I recall a particular comment made by Billy Krakower (@wkrakower) that really resonated…he commented how he as a teacher, was part of a Twitter team made up of a principal @bcurrie5 and now superintendent @ScottRRocco, and yet at… Continue reading Twitter the Great Equalizer

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Why I am thankful for my connections

It is basic and simple, I am thankful for connections because they make me a better educator and that benefits my students and my school. In the road to learning, there have been many stewards of knowledge who have been my fueling stations to follow a path to impact learning. Locally I thank my colleagues… Continue reading Why I am thankful for my connections

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Igniting Passion: Reflection of EdCampNJ 2013

“Some of the greatest battles will be fought within the silent chambers of your own soul.” ~Ezra Taft Benson I am a passionate person, often to a fault.  I throw myself into many a things with all I have, which confuses many people and at times leads to a misunderstanding of the motive.  Working with… Continue reading Igniting Passion: Reflection of EdCampNJ 2013

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What if #Satchat started a school?

Preface: Collaborative blog by @Principal_EL  and @iplante in the spirit of #Satchat and #CE13 Every Saturday morning hundreds of dedicated and committed educators from around the world start their weekends with professional development at 7:30-8:30 am EST and 10:30 EST for the west coast version. Founded and led by Brad Currie (@bcurrie), Scott Rocco (@ScottRRocco), and… Continue reading What if #Satchat started a school?